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The ROUS Foundation

Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 – 2011/01/04

Capybaras are delicate animals, much more so than you would expect from such large creatures, especially given that they are rodents. Continue reading to find out how you can help keep them healthy and happy in captivity. Continue reading “The ROUS Foundation” »

Deeper is Better

Checking it out

Skipper’s Post:

I have a lot of things to blog about. I have fallen way, way, way behind. But you’ve got to start if you’re going to catch up. I’m starting with an update on my pool situation. If you’ve been reading my blog for the past year, you’ll know that this has been a long term problem with serious disagreements between me and MelT. Those are now resolved.

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Where Are My Friends?

Me with my friends Rawil & Golnur from Tatarstan

Mudskipper’s post:

You might not know this, but I have friends from all over the world! Well, not exactly. I have friends from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. This makes me happy! But I don’t have any friends from Antarctica, this makes me sad.

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I Have a Pool

The only pool I need

Mudskipper Post:

Something has happened to our yard. I haven’t decided if I like it or not. It was all MelT’s idea, I would never have agreed to it if she’d asked me. Of course, she didn’t. She never wants my opinion. The thing that happened is that my well-loved wading pool has been replaced by a huge hole in the ground that swallows unwary capybaras! I’ll tell you all about it.

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When Gari Was Three

A nose by any other name…

Melanie’s Post:

This post commemorates the third year of the life of Garibaldi Rous, World’s Silliest Capybara. I think you can see that he earned that title by looking at the photo above. Gari the Clown whose superpower was rolling, and rolling, and rolling.

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when Gari Was Two

A loveable nose

Melanie’s Post:

I always said that Caplin was dignified and Garibaldi was a clown. The photo above demonstrates that. He was never the staid, thoughtful, discerning capybara that Caplin was, and he never strove for it. Gari, the Capybara Clown.

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